The 2004 Olympic Archery competition will be held at the Panathinaiko Stadium, where the first Modern Olympic Games took place, located 24km from the Olympic Village.
For the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, the venue for Archery will have a total capacity of approximately 7,500 seats. The venue is an ancient construction, declared as a Monument of the New Ages.
The Stadium was originally built in 329 BC. It was renovated in 250 BC and reconstructed with marble in 131 AD. In 1895, it was restored and made ready to host the first Olympic Games of modem times, which took place in 1896.